Hundreds of North Iowa Area Community College graduates transfer to four-year colleges and universities every year. Whether you want to become a teacher, lawyer, engineer, physician, artist or (you name it!), we can get you started. And if you’re unsure about a major, NIACC is a great place to get your feet wet. NIACC offers the first two years toward a bachelor’s degree in virtually any field. The Associate Degree earned provides you with the general education requirements and core courses needed to continue your education as a junior at a four-year school.


Sample Schedule (2-year plan)

First Semester

  • SDV-199 College Essentials 1 s.h.
  • ENG-105 Composition I 3 s.h.
  • BIO-202 Biology I 4 s.h.
  • CHM-166 General Chemistry I 5 s.h.
  • MAT-128 Precalculus* OR
  • MAT-134 Trig & Analytic Geometry 3-4 s.h.

Total 16-17 s.h.

Second Semester

  • ENG-106 Composition II 3 s.h.
  • BIO-203 Biology II 4 s.h.
  • CHM-176 General Chemistry II 5 s.h.
  • PSY-111 Intro to Psychology 3 s.h.

Total 15 s.h.

Third Semester

  • PHY-162 College Physics I 4 s.h.
  • CHM-263 Organic Chemistry I 5 s.h.
  • MAT-156 Intro to Statistics 3 s.h.
  • Social Science class 3 s.h.
  • SPC-112 Public Speaking 3 s.h.

Total 18 s.h.

Fourth Semester

  • PHY-172 College Physics II 4 s.h.
  • CHM-273 Organic Chemistry II 5 s.h.
  • Humanities class 3 s.h.
  • BIO-186 Microbiology 4 s.h.

Total 16 s.h.

*– Appropriate math level needed before enrolling in any math class. See NIACC catalog for a list of General Education courses.

Note: Please check with transfer institution for their specific requirements or check with a NIACC counselor/advisor for further transfer planning.

  • AS degree requirements are met with this sample schedule.
  • Check with transfer institution for Foreign Language Requirement.
  • Admission requirements vary from institution to institution. Contact the transfer institution or check with a NIACC counselor/advisor for assistance.
  • Suggested schedule dependent on the entry level of the student.
  • MCAT test required before admittance to this program at a 4-year institution, check with the transfer institution you plan to attend for more information.
Program taught in:
  • English

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